Student Success Centre

Western Scholars Student Association

The Western Scholars Student Association (WSSA) serves as the voice of all Western Scholars students on-campus at Western University. The aim is to:
If you are a Western Scholars student, we are working on your behalf. Our goal is to foster unity and provide resources for this unique student body, and we encourage you to get involved in any way that you can.

Program Goals and Benefits

Through WSSA, we aim to:

  1. Provide assistance to students in their extracurricular endeavours (i.e. searching for research supervisors, looking for internships, organizing workshops for professional school applications/examinations)
  2. Plan events for networking amongst peers, alumni, and faculty members
  3. Continuously listen to and pursue your suggestions on how to make the Western Scholars program achieve its full potential

Meet the Team

The Executive Team are here to represent you, and help you in whatever capacity they can. Please do not hesitate to reach out and chat with any of them!

  • President: Ronald Chow
  • Vice-President Student Events: Jonathan Hwang
  • Vice-President Communications: Christie Zhang
  • Vice-President Mentorship: Selena Truong
  • Vice-President Finance: Tharani Anpalagan
  • Secretary: Jaclyn Viehweger
  • Internal Affairs Officer: Tyler Mark


For more information on what we can do for you or on how to get involved, please contact Ronald Chow at